Strategic Planning in Uncertain Times

Kevin Langford

Vice President, Human Resources at ExpressJet Airlines

Learning Objectives

Today’s world is full of uncertainty. COVID-19 has completely changed the way the world looks, feels, and operates. The impact on a vast majority of businesses— small to large, can easily be seen. Each day seems to present a new set of challenges and can feel like a complete change in direction. An HR professional can feel overwhelmed if there are changes to an organization’s strategic plan. Learn how to better manage these changes in strategy without completely abandoning your original plan.


Key Takeaways:



  • Flexibility and Adaptability are paramount

  • Utilize the foundations of your strategic plan to change rather than abandoning the entire plan

  • Pivot without losing the long term strategy